February 8th, 2017 CCI Diversity Newsletter | College of Communication & Information | Kent State University

February 8th, 2017 CCI Diversity Newsletter

Hello everyone,

 

Here are your diversity updates for this week! Please take a look at the faculty/staff-specific items, and then also please share any other information that your students will find interesting. Please let me know if you have any questions!

 

 

NEW! Black Queer History

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Kent Student Center - SMC Room 206 | 7PM

 

 

Join Threads for an educational meeting and discussion about influential Black Queer Leaders.

 

 

NEW! KSU International Women’s Group

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Kent Student Center – Room 307 | 5:30-7:30PM

 

 

 

Join the KSU International Women’s Group for their Valentine’s Day Party.

 

 

Feminist Fridays

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Williamson House: 1200 Main Street | Noon - 1PM

 

Come join the Women’s Center for Feminist Fridays and lunch!

The Women’s Center will provide pizza and an array of fun and intriguing topics on feminism.

Feb 10th- “Activism: From passion to purpose”

March 10th- “This is what a black feminist looks like”

April 14th- “Sexual Assault: He, She and Ze...It can happen to me.”

 

 

NEW! CCI “I Heart Travel” Week

February 13th - 17th, 2017

Various locations

 

 

 

The College of Communication and Information’s “I Heart Travel” week will have three major events.

 

Monday, February 13th | 6:30 p.m. | 312-314 Franklin Hall

Sichuan University Summer Immersion Program (UIP) Information session

 

Tuesday, February 14th | 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | 330 Library (the glassed-enclosed lobby)

We will host a CCI Global Launch Party for all CCI students.

It’s a chance for us to debut the new CCI Global brand and share what CCI Global really means

 

   Wednesday, February 15th | 6:30 p.m. | 312-314 Franklin Hall

We will host a Florence Fall Semester information session for all CCI undergraduate students.

 

 

NEW! TEDx Kent State

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Kent State University Ballroom |8:30am - 5PM

 

 

 

Undergraduate Student Government will host a TEDx Kent State event featuring speakers from Kent State University and the community.  Visit USG to purchase your tickets today!

 

There are several CCI faculty, staff, and students speaking at this event, including your diversity coordinator, Amanda Leu!

 

 

Mothers, Mentors & Muses

8th Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Reception

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Kent State University Ballroom | 5:00-7:30PM

 

 

 

REGISTER EARLY, SPACE IS LIMITED!

Join us in honoring the 2017 class of Mothers, Mentors & Muses and support the scholarship of rising female and female-identifying leaders.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: CONNIE SCHULTZ  

PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AMERICAN WRITER

JOURNALIST AND NATIONALLY SYNDICATED COLUMNIST

KENT STATE FACULTY MEMBER

 

 

Faculty and Staff Yoga at the Women’s Center

January 23rd – February 27th

Williamson House

 

 

 

FACULTY AND STAFF ONLY

SESSION I:  WEEKS OF JANUARY 23 - FEBRUARY 27

Monday  5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.  Vicki Bocchicchio

Tuesday  1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  Margot Milcetich

Wednesday  5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.  Mary Lou Holly

Friday  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Valerie Samuel

6 week session: $50 returning/$55 new participants

Class fees may be paid to the instructor on the first day of class.